“We have a smaller house. There’s something about a separated space outside, like you get so excited about being in a tent,” John Keatley says of his family’s Backyard Box. Adds his wife, Nichelle: “It’s not uncommon that we come out here for something. We just love being in our backyard.”  (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times)
John and Nichelle Keatley's 374-square-foot Backyard Box, a line of sustainable detached accessory dwelling units designed by architect Jim Burton with his developer friend, Sloan Ritchie of Cascade Built, serves as an office/studio, a guest space and a super-flexible everything space for friends and family. (Steve Ringman/The Seattle Times)
NW Living

This little Backyard Box holds a lot of flexibility — and big-time design

A West Seattle family’s custom detached accessory dwelling unit has plenty of room for fun and function.  VIEW